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Geoffrey Gertz is a fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution and a research associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at the University of Oxford. He studies the nexus of international economics and foreign policy, particularly the politics of trade and foreign investment, geoeconomic competition, state-firm relations, commercial diplomacy, and global development. His overarching research interest is in how states can better manage complex interdependencies in the global political economy. He has published widely in both academic and policy outlets, including International Studies Quarterly, World Development, The Washington Quarterly, Democracy, The Washington Post, and Foreign Policy. Additionally, he briefs both American and European policymakers on trade and investment policy, and is frequently cited in U.S. and international media. Prior to completing his Ph.D., he worked as a speechwriter to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

He holds an M.Phil. and D.Phil. (Ph.D.) in international relations from the University of Oxford, and a B.A. in economics from DePauw University.

Geoffrey Gertz is a fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution and a research associate at the Global Economic Governance Programme at the University of Oxford. He studies the nexus of international economics and foreign policy, particularly the politics of trade and foreign investment, geoeconomic competition, state-firm relations, commercial diplomacy, and global development. His overarching research interest is in how states can better manage complex interdependencies in the global political economy. He has published widely in both academic and policy outlets, including International Studies Quarterly, World Development, The Washington Quarterly, Democracy, The Washington Post, and Foreign Policy. Additionally, he briefs both American and European policymakers on trade and investment policy, and is frequently cited in U.S. and international media. Prior to completing his Ph.D., he worked as a speechwriter to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

He holds an M.Phil. and D.Phil. (Ph.D.) in international relations from the University of Oxford, and a B.A. in economics from DePauw University.

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